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Atwood Community Rallies Around Bobbi Parsley and Family

Bobbi Renshaw Parsley with gift basket given to her by the United Church of Atwood. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer “It takes a village,” is a statement you hear many times when family, friends, neighbors and townspeople band together to help a family in need. That is what happened on Saturday, September 10, when Bobbi…

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Mt. Zion homecoming starts this week

The 2022 Mt. Zion homecoming king and queen nominees from left to right in their pairs: Seniors Weston Grohne and McKenna Crawford, Gabe Vanderlaan and Allison Bradford, Audrey Bradford and Genti Veliu and Tia Veale and Kyle Hensley. By BLAKE FAITH Staff Writer The Mt. Zion high school homecoming week is back this week September…

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Atwood Man Arrested in Domestic Dispute, Piatt County Officer Fires Gun

Police investigating a domestic dispute in the 300-block of North Missouri Street in Atwood. Illinois State Police are investigating an incident involving an officer discharging his firearm after a Piatt County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a domestic disturbance. At approximately 1:54am, on September 17, 2022, the Piatt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a…

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ALAH Cheerleaders inviting community to decorate for homecoming

Homecoming Sign Making on September 28: The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School Cheerleaders are inviting all of our communities to come together to make this the BEST Homecoming yet! All community members are invited to attend a Spirit Sign Making Event on Wednesday, September 28 from 6-8PM. These signs will be used to decorate…

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Heather Skinner steps down as Douglas County coroner

Heather Skinner and Lisa Edwards Lisa Edwards appointed to fill out term By Dominik Stallings Heather Skinner resigned as Douglas County Coroner Sept. 1. Lisa Edwards, former Chief Deputy Coroner took over the position until the end of Skinner’s term, which ends in two years. Skinner said she decided to resign because of upcoming family…

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Ground Breaking of the Arthur Christian School Expansion

September 13, 2022, using the same shovel used to break ground on our current facility in May 2016, our Administrative Team, Student Council, and Director of Advancement met to break ground on our new expansion project! This expansion will help us continue to provide opportunities for student discipleship, character development, and top-notch academic programs, as…

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ALAH KNIGHT SHIFT

The ALAH volleyball cheer section, Knight Shift signal #1 which in this case means the varsity volleyball team needs just one point to win the game. The Knight Shift provides an enthusiastic home court advantage for the team and also has a great time at the game!!

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ALAH JR. HIGH BASEBALL 8TH GRADE NIGHT

The eighth grade ALAH Jr. High baseball players were introduced with their parents prior to their last home game of the season. From left to right: Marcus Otto, son of Steve and Melissa Otto; Kole Binder, son of Troy and Tiffany Binder; Landen Franklin, son of Tanner and Shawna Franklin; Kody Burdick, son of Ryan…

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